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This One Pill Could Save Millions of Lives Worldwide

According to the results of a new clinical trial published in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), a simple treatment that combines four heart medicines in one pill—a “polypill”—was able to cut the risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular events by 21% in people at risk of heart disease, and by 31% when taken with aspirin. But is it a “terrible idea,” as one physician puts it?

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